Joanna "Jo" Evans is the Southold police Chief and the newly divorced mother of Mia Evans. Jo takes in a young child after finding her near the site of a mysterious plane crash.
Jo is the Police Chief of the Southold Police Department. While usually dealing with trivial cases such as stolen garden gnomes, she has proven herself capable to handle more complicated matters like the case of Piper and everyone involved with it.
Notes and Trivia
The character is based on a real woman that producer Michele Fazekas' husband worked with. That woman's mother was a cop, found her at a crime scene and adopted her.